Monday, August 23, 2010

yet another crafternoon: petal pillow

no pillow is safe in this house. you can run(or just sit there), but you can't hide...you naked pillows!

so my friend Laura, sent me to this site because she saw my love for decorated pillows. i immediately was inspired by a petal pillow on there. however, on this site, she used a sewing machine(record SCREECH). so this is my jimmy rigged version of her awesome version. but no one will ever know my hot glue secret.
except now because it's on the 'intranet'.

so i started out with a sturdy piece of fabric cut in a circle for the backing.
then traced and cut fabric circles out in two different sizes. big circles for the outer edge and and small circles for the inner circle (20 of each).
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then you cut these circles in half.
and hot glue them around the circle, off centering each row.
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i sewed the petal circle onto the pillow and i'm not gonna lie, i threw some hot glue back there for good measure. it's kind of funny, but whatever. and please enjoy the ginormo hardwood scratch. classy!
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and there she is, that beaut.
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how do i do i have many-a-crafternoons? feast your eyes upon my living room. ya, i neglect my home in order to craft. it's an addiction.layne obviously likes to make "forts".
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15 comments:

  1. gorgeous! added your pillow to my diy ideas on my blog! super cute. :)

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  2. Love your fabulous flower :) We have a many forted-home too. Kids!

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  3. Cute! Now if I could only get my little lady to sleep long enough to have a crafternoon...

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  4. Love the pillow! I will have to try that sometime. Right now I am not having any crafternoons, just napternoons. :) So tired.

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  5. yay!!! so glad you made that pillow. you're so fast! and you've inspired me to make my own. :)

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  6. you've inspired me. i think i need to make some pillows.

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  7. I lerv it. Classy and fabulous.

    I'm wondering if I could do several smaller versions and hot glue them to a tissue tee. Hmmm. I'm all about the hot glue, too!

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  8. Loving that texture!! and we all know hot glue is a crafty girls best friend and that Robert Brooklyns invented hot glue for the betterment of the world. right? RIGHT!?! Well if not, I just learned you somethin'!

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  9. The pillow is SUPER cute and looks so easy! Our living rooms have the fort thing in common. The next couch I buy will have cushions that are not removeable!! LOL

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  10. Love it, once i get this house in order i think i'll have a crafternoon delight :)

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  11. SOOOOOOOO cute! Love it! Why can't we do crafts AND have a clean house?? Why are they like opposite ends of a magnet?...

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  12. crafternoons got it goin' on! we practice the same thing around here ... it gets a little crazy!

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  13. I love this. makes me want to make my little girlie a shirt...

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  14. first:
    I am impressed by the photos!
    second:
    I want one of those pillow thingys
    third:
    I am pretty sure part of that fort mess is at the fault of the brothers! :)
    xoxo

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  15. made the pillow this afternoon, your pillow is much cuter than mine. however, i like how it turned out! thanks for the fun idea!

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